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Re: When should ralloc.c be used?

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: When should ralloc.c be used?
Date: Tue, 25 Oct 2016 10:14:56 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.2.50 (gnu/linux)

>> Not entirely true: ralloc calls the system sbrk with a negative
>> argument when it feels like it.
> You can also madvise(MADV_DONTNEED, ...) regions *inside* the heap that
> contain only freed memory. This procedure also returns memory to the
> operating system.

ralloc.c doesn't do this currently.


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